Mississippi Highway 53

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MS Highway 53 marker

MS Highway 53
Route information
Maintained by MDOT
Length: 38.844 mi[1] (62.513 km)
Major junctions
South end: US 49 in Gulfport
  I‑59 in Poplarville
North end: MS 26 in Poplarville
Counties: Pearl River, Hancock, Harrison
Highway system
US 51 I‑55

Mississippi Highway 53 (MS 53) is a state highway in Mississippi. The highway runs approximately 40 miles (64 km) from Gulfport to Poplarville and is part of the Mississippi Highway System. It serves a total of 3 counties (Pearl River, Hancock and Harrison). The highway begins at the intersection of U.S. Highway 49 in Gulfport and ends at the intersection of Mississippi Highway 26 in Poplarville.

Locales on Route[edit]

From South to North

Major intersections[edit]

County Location Mile[2] km Destinations Notes
Harrison Gulfport 0.0 0.0 US 49 – Wiggins, Gulfport Southern terminus
Hancock   21.2 34.1 MS 603 south – Kiln, Bay St. Louis
Pearl River   36.9 59.4 I‑59 – New Orleans, Hattiesburg I-59 exit 27
Poplarville 38.9 62.6 MS 26 – Bogalusa, Wiggins Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi